Superwomen of Science

Minerva Scientifica                                                                               Transforming Science into Music

Box Office: 0131 556 7800  Online Booking:  Tickets: £10.00 (£8.00) 1 hour

After a year of successful performances including The Science Museum and King’s College London. Theatrical Virtuosa Frances M Lynch returns to The Edinburgh festival Fringe with electric voice theatre and a fresh and inspiring programme Superwomen of Science – Minerva Scientifica at Valvona & Crolla Venue 67(Famous Cafe and Spectacular Italian Deli) 


Frances sings spectacular stories, highlighting outstanding achievements by female scientists (including two native Scots) whose pioneering work has transformed all our lives.

Mary Somerville’s prisms of light  Caroline Herschel and flying telescopes Ada Lovelace computing with cards Jocelyn Bell-Burnell pulsing with stars Anne McLaren engineering human eggs Eva Crane buzzing with bees and Scottish astronomer Williamina Fleming sweeping the sky

with music ancient: –  George Frideric Handel, Hildegard von Bingen 

and modern, specially commissioned from some of the UK’s leading female composers:-  Kate Whitley  Cheryl Frances-Hoad  Lynne Plowman  Shirley J Thompson  Frances M Lynch and Karen Wimhurst (Cauld Blast Orchestra)

Venue: Valvona & Crolla Venue 67, 19 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA 

Date                                                         Time
Aug  6                                                        20:30    
Aug  8, 9, 10, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26               15:30
Aug  14, 21, 22, 28                                   13:00            
Aug  27                                                     17:45

Box Office: 0131 556 7800  Online Booking: 

Tickets: £10.00 (£8.00) 1 hour

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